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They owe you nothing

Coach Nick Saban tells a story of three baby birds who fell into the ocean. The mama bird was frantic because her babies were about to drown so the daddy bird flies out and scoops the first baby bird up and sits him down on dry land and asks his son, “Now that I saved […]

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The Heavy Box Mentality

We all need a Heavy Box mentality- that 5 second gap between sliding by with the easy or taking on the hard, heavy lifts of our lives.

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Dear World,

Dear World, We’ve been through a lot together over the decades you and I-marriages, births, deaths, fulfillment & disappointment, war & peace, good times & hard times. There were days when you were more generous to me than I could possibly have deserved. And there were days when you cheated me out of things I […]

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The Two You’s

Earl Nightingale said that every person really is two persons..the person he is today and the person he can be tomorrow…

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You got next

Graham Betchart a sports psychologist & mental toughness coach to professional athletes begins coaching his players w/ 3 plays. These 3 plays set the foundation toward continuous growth that you & I can use…the good news is we don’t even have to run sprints or stadiums to be one of the best! Play #1: W.I.N. […]

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It’s not about just you

I had a salesperson that I just couldn’t seem to get her to work with more customers- being she was new, I would repeatedly emphasize to her to work with more customers, but when they would come in, she’d usually fall back & let another salesperson Up (catch) them. I couldn’t figure it out..she knew […]

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Not even a second

I Iike Daniel Coyle’s book “The Little Book Of Talent: 52 Tips For Improving Skills” bc they’re tidbits of tweaks that you can do now to improve your performance. One of my favorites is Tip #22, what you should do after making mistakes…

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Humps not Himalayas

            Humps, roadblocks, …detours are a part of life, but they’re humps not Himalayas. Sometimes we get to a hump in Life & we turn the hump instantly into a Himalaya- the hump we face goes from waist deep in reality to a 22,338 foot mountain in our minds. Soooo […]

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“ish”

I know a guy who can never seem to make it on time to work- he can leave on time, but can’t get there on time. The “ish” is holding him back…

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What you miss becomes your momentum

When you don’t make the sale…don’t land the account…don’t make the team…nor get the job of your dreams but what you missed becomes your momentum.

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